Interview: Lesley Ann Albiston Talks New Play “Chop Me Up Or Let Me Go”

Following the success of the award-nominated, sell-out show “A Slice of Eel Pie”, Lesley Ann Albiston is back with a new show: “Chop Me Up Or Let Me Go”. This darkly comic two hander centres on an abduction and promises plenty of laughs as the worlds of artificial celebrity culture and awkward reality collide, handling... Continue Reading →

Interview: Kafayat Adegoke Talks Upcoming Show “PER-SO-NA”

Perhaps most striking about Kafayat Adegoke is her unwavering and passionate openness when it comes to discussing her boundary-defying work. With her show PER-SO-NA set to play the Bridge House Theatre later this month, there’s plenty to unpick here, including what drives her to create, what inspires her to offer social commentary within her work,... Continue Reading →

Educating Rita: A Winning Return for Russell’s Sparky Comedy

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Having originally taken to the stage in 1980, this fabulous Willy Russell comedy maintains its charm forty years on thanks to the winning pairing of Stephen Tompkinson and Jessica Johnson. Rita (Johnson) is a working class woman feeling boxed in by expectations of who she should be within her marriage and how she should... Continue Reading →

Interview: Tonderai Munyevu Talks “Mugabe, My Dad & Me”

Tonderai Munyevu is co-Artistic Director of Two Gents Productions, with recent credits as actor including “Black Men Walking”, “The Claim” and “Treasure Island”, and recent writing credits including “The Moors” and “Undefined”. Now, he’s taking a very personal show - which was Shortlisted for The Alfred Fagon Award 2019 - on tour as both writer... Continue Reading →

Interview: Stephen Tompkinson & Jessica Johnson Talk “Educating Rita”

A chance meeting and a mutual love of “Educating Rita” was the spark for the major new production of the acclaimed Willy Russell play “Educating Rita”. Jessica Johnson will play Susan "Rita" White, the Liverpudlian hairdresser aiming for a better life at the Open University, opposite Stephen Tompkinson as her frustrated professor Frank Bryant. And... Continue Reading →

Interview: Laura Boone and Liv Frazer Talk New Show “Cupid’s Arrow”

It’s always interesting to see how creative teams can revamp or repurpose classic Fairytales to comment on the here and now, and thanks to Laura Boone and Liv Frazer, a new fairytale-focused show is arriving at the Camden Fringe next week. “Cupid’s Arrow” takes well known fairytales and explores the relationships - bad and good... Continue Reading →

Interview: Charlie George, Alex-Bertulis Fernandes & Sharlin Jahan Talk Triple Bill “Funny Femmes”

Audiences won’t need to be spoiled for choice when it comes to “Funny Femmes” - they’ll get three cracking comedy sets for one in this triple bill comedy show from an all-female comedians of colour line-up. Who’s on the bill you ask? Charlie George is an award-winning stand-up comedian and writer who was voted LGBTQ... Continue Reading →

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